question about candling or viability

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by orlandoluv1, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    But have you hered of the key trick? When you hang a key over the egg and if the key moves a little, its a boy. If it gently vibrates, its a girl.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

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    There are many of those old wives tales floating around in the world. They say the same thing about human babies, too.

    If you wait until day 14 you'll know for sure if there is a chick or not growing in your questionable egg. That is when I toss the ones that aren't growing just incase one decides to start leaking and may become the greatly feared exploding egg. LOL
     
  3. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    Is the "greatly feared exploding egg" a reality? I hear reference to it but have you had it happen to you?
     
  4. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    Holy Crow!
     
  5. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    you mean cow?
     
  6. orlandoluv1

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    yeah i candles my babies tonight and the one that i coudlnt see anything in has a great baby swimming around in there. he was jut bigger then the other guys so i didnt really know what i was looking for. And as far as my other one that wasnt moving he was going crazy swimmin all over the place. i am sooooooo happy. keeping my fingers crossed.[​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

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    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  8. Joy1

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    Good luck.
     

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